Sullivan


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  • Sullivan in 1659.

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  • Sullivan 1901 census map

  • Sullivan 1911 census map

  • Sullivan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 13
  • Full surname history
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    O'Sullivan
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    Sullivan
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    Sullivan
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    Sullivan
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    Sullivan


    Sullivan
    Macroom area, Co. Cork; and Glynn, Mourneabbey, Co. Cork

    Sullivan
    Denn, Co. Cavan



Parishes where Sullivan and a second surname are found together

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Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:1Armagh:7Belfast city:9Carlow:11
Cavan:30Clare:158Cork:3388Cork city:242
Derry:3Donegal:2Down:11Dublin:34
Dublin city:30Fermanagh:1Galway:96Kerry:2567
Kildare:29Kilkenny:108Laois:20Leitrim:4
Limerick:378Limerick city:25Longford:21Louth:28
Mayo:39Meath:31Monaghan:18Offaly:21
Roscommon:3Tipperary:272Tyrone:5Waterford:199
Westmeath:17Wexford:43Wicklow:7

Surname Dictionary

Ó Súilleabháin fairly numerous: Cork-Kerry etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Sullivan.
Ó Súilleabháin O'Sullivan: an-líonmhar (an triú sloinne sa tír). Ceann des na mór-chlanna - craobh d'Eoghanacht Mhumhan a ruaigeadh as Tiobraid Árann san Ionradh (1192) agus a chuir fúthu in iarthar Chorcaí agus deisceart Chiarraí. Bhí Ó S. Mór i nDún Chiaráin, Inbhear Scéine agus Ó S. Bhéara ag Dún Baoi, áit a dtroideadh an cath mí-ádhmhar deireannach i gCogadh na Naoi mBliana 1602. Ach fós bhí arm an phinn acu - Eoghan Rua (1748-84) agus Tadhg Gaelach (1715-95), beirt fhile den scoth a mhair in aois domheanmnach. Fréamh: súil + dubh + án (sin tuairim amháin). IF & SGG.
O'Sullivan Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Súileabháin. Possibly "dark-eyed". The third most numerous name in Ireland. A sept originating in S Tipperary, they were dispossessed at the Invasion and moved to W Cork. Also as Sullivan. IF & SGG.
Sullivan Very numerous: all areas, especially Cork. Ir. Ó Súilleabháin, perhaps súil+dubh+án, the dark-eyed one. A major sept of the Eoghanacht (royal house) of Munster. Displaced at the Invasion, they settled in W Cork and Kerry. See O'Sullivan. IF.

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